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on the table tonight. late on what the obama administration knew about the nsa surveillance. also ahead, support for legalizing marijuana is at an all-time high so to speak. thank you [ laughter ] >> aisle be here all week. should schools send home letters telling parents their kids are overweight? fat letters a lot of people call them. we'll be talking about all that tonight. we begin with obama care under fire still yet again with the affordable care act already off to an unauspicious start. report obtained by cnn now shows the obama administration was warned that was not ready to go live. it looks like one of the president's mantras if you like your health plan you can keep it may not be true for some 15 million americans. does the white house have a message problem or a lot more? joining me on the panele panel, start with chief national correspondent john king who is in washington. john, it is remarkable. this president time and time again said if you like the insurance you have, you can keep it. it will not change. it will not go away. now it seems like that is techn
president obama says his administration is reviewing the way it collects intelligence. >> what we've seen of the last several years is their capacities continue to develop and expand. and that's why we're initiating a review to make sure that what they're able to do doesn't necessarily mean that's what they should be doing. >> but he offered this defense. >> the national security operations generally have one purpose and that is to make sure that the american people are safe. >> reporter: whether listening in on the leaders of close allies saves lives, the white house didn't have an answer. although it reaffirmed it is reassessing such high level surveillance as part of its overall intelligence review. on the hill today, european lawmakers went head to head with congressional leaders on nsa spying. for the head of the discussion told me their discussion was frank. you had a very stern message to deliver. >> i think we had a very robust and strong message. this mass surveillance which has come through the allegations is something that is disturbing to european citizens. they feel very unea
to investigate this until the end of the obama administration. they will find nothing because there's nothing to be found there. there's no scandal. these are brave, honorable people who were killed in the line of duty just like foreign service officers and cia officers have been killed in the line of duty before. there is nothing there. in terms of a scandal. but republicans can continue doing this as long as they want. >> so susan rice saying that there was links to the videos to you -- >> it was in the immediate aftermath it was unclear what happened. they corrected their statements within a day. >> they didn't though, jeffrey. president obama went to the u.n. and he gave a speech saying that this was about a youtube video almost attacking free speech, frankly, saying that as the united states we will not stand for this sort of insult to islam. he said this two weeks after it was well-known thought was a planned coordinated terrorist attack. >> explain to me -- >> had nothing to do with the youtube video. >> what is the scandal here? that just fight all these investigations? >> so let me s
that in our next block. but just on obama care, i guess one benefit for the administration it certainly knocked off the front page all the messups with the web site. this is not really the way you want to go about it. >> that's not a good thing. i think it's a problem to conflate all these things together. these are really separate issues. but if the boss is going out and over and over saying something that somebody in administration knows not to be true, that's a very different animal. and i think at that point, absolutely someone has to step forward and say, hey, you know, you keep saying this one thing. [ overlapping speakers ] >> one at a time. >> his staff is keeping him in a bubble of ignorant bliss? >> i don't believe it. >> or they're claiming to be keeping him in a bubble of ignorant bliss. neither of the two are good. >> andrew you're saying? >> i would just love politics that obama kind of promised where people could say at the get-go we're doing health care reform. there will be some losers and there will be some winners. the losers are going to be the current free riders, t
that officials inside the administration say, going forward, to gather this kind of information. >> and jim acosta, the white house has to contend with a disastrous roll out of the obama care website. the president was unaware with the major problems with that until a few days after the launch. a major disturbance over the weekend, as you know. what can you tell us about this part of the story? >> the health and human services folks are saying that that data services hub at terremark, that that da stay services hub that provides some of the capabilities to the website, that that data services hub is back up and running again. and they are continuing to work on the larger issues with the obama care website and that is all of the millions of people trying to get? there and file applications and enroll for coverage. but there is a coming issue on the horizon. people who are starting to get notices letting them know that the insurance plans they have now are being cancelled or modifies and their rates will be going up. people are starting to complain about this. the white house is starting to r
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